One of Europe's leading startup conferences started with a right royal bang this year.
An opening show with pyrotechnics provided the bang, and The Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands were the royalty.
Yes, once again Helsinki opened its doors to 17,500 international visitors for the annual Slush investment event.
Slush brought 2,300 startups, 1,100 investors and 600 members of the media to Finland at the darkest time of year (November 30th to December 1st).
In its nine years the conference has grown from just 300 people to a massive gathering with fringe events, stage presentations and masses of innovative professionals seeking business opportunities.
The venue had six stages, one of which was reserved solely for pitching. The other five held panels and presentations.
It offered an ideal place to learn about the latest trends in the games industry, and you can find out what we learned by clicking on link below.
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